Tropical Disturbance in Atlantic Expected to Develop Into Tropical Depression in the Next 48 Hours
By Space Coast Daily // June 30, 2021
moving west-northwest at about 20 mph
BREVARD COUNTY, FLORIDA – A tropical disturbance in the Central Atlantic is showing increased signs of development as it enters much more favorable conditions over the next 48 hours, according to the National Hurricane Center.
The latest report shows the system is producing a large area of showers and thunderstorms, which also became more organized overnight.
As of Wednesday morning, the system is classified as a tropical wave but it is expected to become a tropical depression in the coming days.
The system is moving west-northwest at about 20 mph.
National Hurricane Center is urging officials and residents in the Leeward Islands to closely monitor the developments of this system as it will be moving through the area on Friday.
Forecasters give the disturbance an 80-percent chance over the next five days at developing into an upgraded tropical system.
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